Corydoras reynoldsi, Myers & Weitzmann, 1960
Origin: Colombia, Caquaerá, Upper Caquerá River basin in a small tributary of the Rio Orreguaza. Here the fish mainly occur in sandy shallow waters with little current.
Etymology: Named after Colonel J. N. Reynolds.
First import: 1958, by G. S. Meyers, T. D. White, J. N. Reynolds and L. Wulff.
Description: See pictures.
Size: Up to 40 mm.
Sexual dimorphism: Unknown
Prices: Around 22 €
Additional: Very rare species, the fish in the picture are the Corydoras cf. reynoldsi 'Asher' variety, named after the exporter, Asher Benzaken. This variety differs in the larger spots on the sides, and a difference between males and females. Females are larger, and males have elongated dorsal fins.
Picture references:All pictures E. Naus
References: Lambourne, D. ((1995): Corydoras catfish, An Aquarist's Handbook. Blandford, London, UK.
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